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It’s 75 years to the day since the first Farnborough airshow opened — and with it an exciting era for British aviation. We look back at the highlights of a great aeronautical occasion
Having trekked around many east coast sites, Mick Britton shares the history of a handful of key firing ranges
The F-35A Lightning IIs of the 495th Fighter Squadron (FS) at RAF Lakenheath have each been given the name of a Valkyrie from Norse mythology
The US Navy has awarded Sikorsky a $2.7bn contract to build and deliver 35 additional CH-53K King Stallion heavy-lift transport helicopters – comprising 12 Lot 7 and 15 Lot 8 aircraft for the USMC, along with a further eight examples for Israel (adding to the four announced in 2022)
Sierra Nevada Corporation is bidding for the USAF’s $8bn Survivable Airborne Operations Center programme – the replacement for the USAF’s ageing fleet of E-4B ‘Nightwatch’ National Airborne Operations Center aircraft, otherwise known as the air arm’s so-called ‘Doomsday Plane’
In the decade since its first flight, almost everything about the Bombardier C Series has changed. That is, apart from its impressive range and spacious cabin. Mark Broadbent reports on what is now the Airbus A220